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Saturday - November 21, 2020

Stirring Abyss - Patch 1.03 available

by Hiddenx, 19:52

Lucky Day spotted patch 1.03 for the Stirring Abyss:

Stirring Abyss v.1.03 now available

Hey,

We hope that you're still enjoying Stirring Abyss. We've got a few more updates for you to enjoy.

General:

  • Updated splash screen (splash screen is also now skippable; default key is ESC)

Balance:

  • Increased the effectiveness of the 'extended rest' function on the submarine (it now receives a bonus of 10 healing on top of the normal rest healing)

Bugfixes:

  • Fixed some additional rare issues with saving and loading
  • Fixed a rare bug in the last level that could cause enemy turn to get stuck
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the buttons in the gameover screen to not function
  • Fixed translated text issues with deployed Air Tanks
  • Fixed a bug that could leave a ghost diver in the mission "Sinking Reality"

As ever, thanks for playing! 

Friday - November 06, 2020

Stirring Abyss - Two Patches

by Hiddenx, 17:30

The Stirring Abyss already got two patches:

-> Patch 1.01

-> Patch 1.02

 

Thanks Lucky Day!

Monday - November 02, 2020

Stirring Abyss - Review @ TBL

by Hiddenx, 18:40

The Turn Based Lovers reviewed Stirring Abyss:

Stirring Abyss – Review

Stirring Abyss, by Sleepy Sentry and Slitherine Ltd., is a turn based tactical RPG with a story mode set in an underwater region, following an attack on a submarine that leaves the crew scattered and stranded. The intent of the game is to find the missing crew members, including the captain who may or may not have something to do with what happened. In addition to the story mode there is an endless mode which allows you to choose between a pair of missions until you fail three of them. The game functionally is similar to the XCOM family of games but adapted to the setting and themes of Stirring Abyss in a functional and effective way. 

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Conclusion

Stirring Abyss is good. It is close enough to the formula set out by XCOM 2 that if you like XCOM 2 you will probably enjoy it, but it also does a great job distinguishing itself, serving as a tight, focused tactical turn based RPG that provides a lot of enjoyable gameplay in its relatively short play time. I greatly enjoyed my time playing it and was really happy that I got an opportunity to play it. Definitely worth checking out.

Thanks Lucky Day!

Friday - October 30, 2020

Stirring Abyss - Released

by Silver, 00:43

Tactical RPG Stirring Abyss has been released on Steam.

Stirring Abyss is out now. Loosely based on Lovecraft's short novel The Temple, Stirring Abyss is the story of a submarine crew which bogs down at the bottom of the Ocean during the Cold War. They are forced to explore the bottom of a sea where unspeakable horrors and tentacled abominations run rampant.

Stirring Abyss releases with a 15% week-long launch discount: check it out and Cthulhu-up your Halloween weekend.

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Stirring Abyss comes with 13 Story missions plus side quests, along with a roguelike Endless Mode. The game features 4 difficulty levels, from Narrative mode, for players who are more interested in story and exploration, to Hard, which will test even the most experienced players.

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Sunday - May 31, 2020

Stirring Abyss - Story Trailer

by Silver, 06:55

PC Gamer reports on a new story trailer for Stirring Abyss. The game itself is an indie tactical squad-based game with strong RPG elements in which you uncover the ancient mysteries of the depths depicted in the classic vein of Lovecraftian horror.

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Being developed by a three-person Finnish studio calling itself Sleepy Sentry, Stirring Abyss is based on The Temple, a 1920 short story by HP Lovecraft about a German submarine that comes to grief during the First World War. In the game, it's the USS Salem that sinks to the bottom of the ocean during the early years of the Cold War, after which it falls to you to take control of the surviving crew, figure out what happened (and what's going on with these mysterious underwater ruins), and ultimately—hopefully—escape.

There's an element of XCOM to the game when you're exploring outside the sub, with turn-based movement and combat against an array of undersea weirdos determined to do you harm. Your weaponry is very basic—daggers and spearguns and the like—but as the story progresses, you may also be able to subject your crew to "powerful but grisly mutations" that will increase the odds of their survival, at the cost of their humanity. 

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Thanks Farflame!

Information about

Stirring Abyss

Developer: Unknown

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Historical
Genre: Tactical RPG
Combat: Turn-based
Play-time: 10-20 hours
Voice-acting: Unknown

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· Platform: PC
· Released at 2020-10-30
· Publisher: Slitherine Ltd.